Brian "Bry" David Ives, 50, of Lorain, passed away on February 25th, 2020 at his sister's home surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. Brian was born and raised in Wellington and was a 1988 WHS graduate. Brian's favorite pastime was listening to music, especially his favorite artists Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson. He also enjoyed crocheting and gardening and was an active yarn club member at the Lorain Public Library and was on the Green Thumb committee with his best friend Sherri Bennett at the LMHA Kennedy Plaza. Brian had served as the Kennedy Plaza council treasurer and spent many years volunteering for the council in his spare time. He had a heart of gold and enjoyed helping others. Because of his kind, loving heart and giving nature, he was adored by so many. Brian was a beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, friend and feline father.
Brian is survived by his mother Jeana Goss of Wellington, Ohio; father David Ives (Bonnie) of Sullivan, Ohio; sister Shannon Saurer (Rodney) of New London, Ohio; brothers Brent Goss (Jen) of Wellington, Ohio; Barton Goss (Sarah) of Huron, Ohio; Isaiah Ives of Conway, SC; David Hartman of Elyria, Ohio; aunts Jackie Guitar (Randy) of Wellington, Ohio; Jessica Land of Corpus Christi, Texas; nephews Andrew, Austin and Alex Goss; niece Summer; many cousins, friends and his beloved feline daughter 'Molly Dolly'.
Brian was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Howard and Frances Land of Wellington, Ohio; paternal grandparents Edward and Evelyn Ives of Wellington, Ohio; Uncle Michael Land, cousin Tyler Land and his beloved feline daughter 'Baby Baby Michelleena'. A private memorial will be held by the family on a later date. Contributions in Brian's name can be made to the American Cancer Association (ACA).
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